Bonamanzi is a four thousand hectare private game reserve in Hluhluwe. It is a Natural Heritage Site widely recognized as one of the best birding destination in Africa. Lake St Lucia and the Hluhluwe River give Bonamanzi its Zulu name, meaning “Look – Water!”
Teaming with game, one of Bonamanzi’s special features is that you have the freedom to safely explore and experience the bush first hand, on your own, or in the company of our passionate field guides, who are a wealth of information.
A wonderful climate prevails all year. Big 5 enthusiasts will enjoy the nearby Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Reserve with its abundance of elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo. Birding enthusiasts are usually overwhelmed -!
Families with children love the fact that they can explore safely.
Honeymooners will never forget the peace, tranquillity, and romanticism.
Comfortable, elegant accommodation for 130 people equipped with all modern amenities; include en-suite chalets, self-catering tree houses, and luxurious lodges where opulence blends into the lush vegetation in true African style.
Incredible settings mixed with exceptional cuisine tempt even the most discerning palates.
Weddings and celebrations are a speciality of Bonamanzi. A splendid natural backdrop creates unrivalled, distinctive memories of joyous occasions.
Unmatched reception venues can host up to 250 guests and include 3 separate venues depending on size and requirements.
Close up game viewing by foot or safari vehicle ensure exceptional viewing during your game drives; not to mention the Nyala and other animals that wander freely around the lodge, never failing to generate excitement and interest in every guest from all corners of the world.
Crocodile enclosures and swimming poolsensure wonderful moments enjoyed by all age-groups.